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The View From Writers Roost
Don Reid gave me a big push down the good life trail  When you get to the major reminiscing time in your life, hopefully you’ll remember those who gave you a boost along that long, tough road.  And...
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Just because we forgive, do we have to forget?
I wish I could go off the grid for a while. It seems like every couple of hours or so I see something on the news or the internet that just irritates me to no end. I am usually a very lighthearted ...
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Texas, DFW & All Earth people 2016: "What is the only solution to murder, adultery, black and white collar crime (Theft), and racism?
*All Earth people 2016: "What is the only solution to Murder,  Adultery ,  black and white collar crime (Theft), and racism?   ----------------------------------------------------------------------...
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The Importance of Truth
The Importance of Truth Pastor Steve Ellison   Truth is important.  Jesus said in John 14 that He is the Truth.   Isaiah 65:16 proclaims God as “the God of truth”.  Psalm 119 repeatedly declares th...
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The Rebel Mountain Perspective - As a Christian, what do I do now?
Last night Donald Trump made his acceptance speech. Mr Trump knew it was the most important speech of his life and that all of America would be watching. To his credit, Mr. Trump had a lot of olive...
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Reaction to Ted Cruz's Convention Speech is Swift and Strong (Video)
Reaction to Ted Cruz's Convention Speech is Swift and Strong (Video) by  Alana Rocha  and  Justin Dehn July 22, 2016 In the Roundup:  Ted Cruz  steals the headlines at the Republican National Conve...
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Analysis: The Long and Winding Road to the Texas Ethics Commission
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Analysis: The Long and Winding Road to the Texas Ethics Commission by Ross Ramsey , The Texas Tribune July 22, 2016 The Texas Ethics Commission is a dog that doesn’t bite. It’s designed that way. I...
Don’t Talk about it. Be about it.
by MALU BRADFORD BEYONCE
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
  I refuse to engage in conversation about what is going on with the black community and law enforcement. I figured if I can’t have a civil conversation with my husband, I probably should not attem...
Generation F
by JIM "PAPPY" MOORE
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Generation F has arrived.  The "F" stands for Fragile.  The "F" stands for Failed.  These children born in the 1990s had cell phones before they entered middle school.  They text instead of talk.  ...
The View From Writers Roost
by WILLIS WEBB
Jul 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Country Baptists loved Stamps Quartet’s ‘sangin’ When you’re born, bred and raised ‘country’, there are some givens. My mother saw to my baptism, inoculation and total exposure to what is known tod...
Why I Just Quit the Republican Party
by DANIEL PIPES
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Why I Just Quit the Republican Party by  Daniel Pipes   •  July 21, 2016  •   Philadelphia Inquirer       The Republican Party nominated Donald Trump as its candidate for president of the United St...
American Constitution Society President Statement on President’s Ruling in Texas Voter ID Case
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
  Washington, D.C.  – Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that Texas’ discriminatory voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act and cannot be enforced in the upcoming presi...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gestures as he waits for his car at the end of the second day of the EU Summit in Brussels, BelgiumBritain will need months of preparation before Brexit talks can start, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday, chiding the government in London for not preparing better for the possibility of a 'Leave' vote. Juncker, who also confirmed Britain would lose unrestricted access to the internal European Union market if it did not accept free movement of workers, said his preference would have been for Brexit talks to start as soon as possible. The British government needs several months to fine-tune its position," Juncker told France 2 television.


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China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrives at a meeting at the sidelines of the ASEAN foreign ministers meeting in VientianeBy Michael Martina and Manuel Mogato VIENTIANE (Reuters) - Southeast Asian nations overcame days of deadlock on Monday when the Philippines dropped a request for their joint statement to mention a landmark legal ruling on the South China Sea, officials said, after objections from Cambodia. China publicly thanked Cambodia for supporting its stance on maritime disputes, a position which threw the regional block's weekend meeting in the Laos capital of Vientiane into disarray. Competing claims with China in the vital shipping lane are among the most contentious issues for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, with its 10 members pulled between their desire to assert their sovereignty while finding common ground and fostering ties with Beijing.


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